The Phillip Darby Room

The Phillip Darby Room holds the institute’s library.

It is a medium sized room suitable for:

  • meetings
  • presentations
  • workshops

The Phillip Darby Room houses the Institute’s library and the Martin Harrison Poetry Archive.

The room may be booked for a minimum of two hours or a full day.

Venue details

Fees (GST included)

Hourly rate for venue hire:

  • Corporate: $75
  • Tertiary: $50
  • Not-for-profits: $35
  • Community: $20

IPCS members receive a 20% fee reduction on hourly rates. IPCS membership is open to all, for more information see the https://ipcs.org.au/membership/

Capacity

Up to 16 people (boardroom)

Opening hours

Room bookings can be made for events between 9 am to 5 pm weekdays; special rates apply after hours (+$35 per hour), weekends and public holidays (+$70 per hour). After hours room bookings must be for a minimum of three hours.

Features

  • 7 power points – extension cords are available
  • Dimmable lights
  • Data projector available
  • Tables and chairs
  • Wireless Internet

Booking

Bookings must be for a minimum of two hours. Full-day is 9 am to 5 pm, at 7 hours equivalent.

Bookings may incur a cleaning fee ($50).

For bookings and enquiries email us at bookings@ipcs.org.au


The Ashis Nandy Room

The Ashis Nandy Room is a large light-filled space suitable for

  • presentations
  • workshops
  • conferences
  • performances

Named after a founding fellow of the Institute and prominent postcolonial scholar, the Ashis Nandy Room is the Institute’s main events space. During late Spring and Summer, it may be booked together with the Institute’s courtyard.

The room may be booked for a minimum of three hours up to a full day.

Venue details

Fees

Hourly rate for venue hire

  • Corporate: $125
  • Tertiary: $85
  • Not-for-profits: $60
  • Community: $35

IPCS members receive a 20% fee reduction on venue hire. Membership is open to all, for more information see https://ipcs.org.au/membership/

Capacity

Up to 45 seated in a theatre or 22 in U-shaped table arrangement.

Opening hours

Room bookings can be made for events between 9 am to 5 pm weekdays; special rates apply after hours (+$35 per hour), weekends and public holidays (+$70 per hour). After hours room bookings must be for a minimum of three hours.

Features

  • 8 power points – extension cords are available
  • Dimmable lights
  • Chairs
  • Data projector available
  • Wireless Internet
  • Additional equipment available for hire (e.g. Laptop, PA system)

Booking

Bookings must be for a minimum of three hours.

Full-day is 9 am to 5 pm, at 7 hours equivalent rate.

All bookings will incur a cleaning fee ($50).

For bookings and enquiries email us at info@ipcs.org.au


The Edgar Ng Gallery

The Edgar Ng Gallery is light-filled small room with a kitchenette that may be booked in addition to the Phillip Darby Room or the Ashis Nandy Room.

Venue details

Capacity

Up to 12.

Opening hours

Room bookings can be made for events between 9 am to 5 pm weekdays; special rates apply after hours, weekends and public holidays.

Features

  • 12 power points – extension cords are available
  • Dimmable lights
  • Chairs
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee & tea

Booking

For bookings email info@ipcs.org.au. We will get back to as soon as possible. For inquiries contact us.